Henry Adams in the Secession Crisis: Dispatches to the Boston Daily Advertiser, December 1860-March 1861

Henry Adams in the Secession Crisis: Dispatches to the Boston Daily Advertiser, December 1860-March 1861

by Mark J. Stegmaier
     
 

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During the Secession Winter session of Congress, twenty-two-year-old Henry Adams worked as private secretary to his father, Representative Charles Francis Adams. Henry wrote four accounts of these crucial months in Washington — an essay, letters to his brother, a segment in his famous autobiography, and twenty-one unsigned letters that Adams composed as a

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During the Secession Winter session of Congress, twenty-two-year-old Henry Adams worked as private secretary to his father, Representative Charles Francis Adams. Henry wrote four accounts of these crucial months in Washington — an essay, letters to his brother, a segment in his famous autobiography, and twenty-one unsigned letters that Adams composed as a novice correspondent for the Boston Daily Advertiser. Henry Adams in the Secession Crisis presents the Advertiser letters for the first time since their original publication between 1860 and 1861.

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ISBN-13:
9780807143513
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press
Publication date:
04/11/2012
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

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